EU Commission adopts proposal by social partners to improve working conditions in the fishing sector; ILO C188

Continue reading EU Commission adopts proposal by social partners to improve working conditions in the fishing sector; ILO C188

FLORIDA seafood firm sentenced in U.S. Federal Court for violating Lacey Act for falsely labeling 286 cases of Chilean salmon as Scottish…

Continue reading FLORIDA seafood firm sentenced in U.S. Federal Court for violating Lacey Act for falsely labeling 286 cases of Chilean salmon as Scottish…

THAI Union hails ”major step towards eliminating potential abuses of labor and human rights” in its seafood chain: Adops zero recruitment fees policy

Continue reading THAI Union hails ”major step towards eliminating potential abuses of labor and human rights” in its seafood chain: Adops zero recruitment fees policy

“We would like all farmed salmon companies to join the GSI and become ASC certified, making sustainability a pre-competitive issue” – WWF

Continue reading “We would like all farmed salmon companies to join the GSI and become ASC certified, making sustainability a pre-competitive issue” – WWF

GLOBAL Salmon Initiative publishes second annual Sustainability Report; Now features 3 years’ worth of data + new indicators this year

Alongside the Seafood Expo Global 2016, the Global Salmon Initiative today published its annual Sustainability Report. The launch of the initiative’s second report “signifies the group’s ongoing commitment to improved industry transparenc yand greater long-term sustainability for the salmon farming sector.” Continue reading GLOBAL Salmon Initiative publishes second annual Sustainability Report; Now features 3 years’ worth of data + new indicators this year

ASC releases Terms of Reference for new marine finfish standard development; Testing applicability of seriola & cobia standards

Continue reading ASC releases Terms of Reference for new marine finfish standard development; Testing applicability of seriola & cobia standards

ASC and MSC reveal market growth as they focus on increasing consumer demand and trust

Continue reading ASC and MSC reveal market growth as they focus on increasing consumer demand and trust

INTERNATIONAL negotiations to prevent unregulated fisheries in the Arctic high seas; First round takes place in DC

Continue reading INTERNATIONAL negotiations to prevent unregulated fisheries in the Arctic high seas; First round takes place in DC

WWF launches new Sustainability Guide to encourage sustainable Fast Moving Consumer Goods (incl. seafood) products in Asia

Continue reading WWF launches new Sustainability Guide to encourage sustainable Fast Moving Consumer Goods (incl. seafood) products in Asia

WAKE-UP call for EU Member States to ratify the ILO Work in Fishing Convention C188; To date, only France has ratified it..

Continue reading WAKE-UP call for EU Member States to ratify the ILO Work in Fishing Convention C188; To date, only France has ratified it..

2015 WILD salmon (rod) catch up slightly in Scotland; Fish of farmed origin represented 0.1% (i.e. 54 / 54,969) of total number of salmon and grilse caught

Continue reading 2015 WILD salmon (rod) catch up slightly in Scotland; Fish of farmed origin represented 0.1% (i.e. 54 / 54,969) of total number of salmon and grilse caught

FOOD production process traceability & human health: French NGO publishes first map of France of ‘Victims of Pesticides’

Continue reading FOOD production process traceability & human health: French NGO publishes first map of France of ‘Victims of Pesticides’

THAILAND government sacks fishery chief days ahead of EU deadline re. IUU fishing; EC keeps pressure

Continue reading THAILAND government sacks fishery chief days ahead of EU deadline re. IUU fishing; EC keeps pressure

STATEMENT confuses Canadian officials… Did Grieg jump the gun re. Grieg-OCI salmon venture MoU with Newfoundland and Labrador government?

Continue reading STATEMENT confuses Canadian officials… Did Grieg jump the gun re. Grieg-OCI salmon venture MoU with Newfoundland and Labrador government?